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Count Anderson Silva among those that are cutting UFC champion Jon Jones some slack, hoping that he uses his cocaine positive to make a change. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The UFC appeared to botch a golden opportunity to have Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo face off after the Irishman's victory Sunday night. But UFC President Dana White would later explain to Ariel Helwani why the two future adversaries did not face off in the cage. "He is superstitious, White said. "He will not step foot inside the octagon unless it is to fight. I just wanted to clarify that because it looked weird but nobody told Jose and he doesn't go in there except to fight." Indeed, it did app read news >>

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had some choice words for Irishman Conor McGregor in his Q&A session ahead of the weigh-ins. Several months ago, Conor McGregor took part in a Q&A session ahead of the UFC 179 weigh ins in Brazil. The main event at the time was Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes II. Fast forward to January 2015, the roles were been reversed, as the Brazilian took part in a similar session ahead of the UFC Fight Night Boston weigh-ins - a card headlined by the Irish sensation. As expec read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Brendan Kornberger realizes that he's just some kid from Canada coming into Saturday's WSOF 17 fight, but he also knows there's a big opportunity in front of him. read news >>

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UFC lightweight Rashid Magomedov is keen to be a part of the UFC’s first ever event in Russia. With the recent revelation that the UFC had seemingly negotiated a television broadcast deal in Russia to deliver UFC programming to over 50 million homes, several native fighters have been patiently awaiting the announcement of the UFC's first ever event in Russia. Former M-1 welterweight champion and current UFC lightweight competitor Rashid Magomedov voiced his opinion recently and made it clear tha read news >>

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UFC lightweight Paul Felder made the best of an unexpected opportunity, brutally starching veteran Danny Castillo with a second-round spinning backfist knockout on the preliminary card of UFC 182. A 29-year-old who defeated Jason Saggo via split decision in his UFC debut, Felder (10-0) was supposed to fight Johnny Case for his sophomore effort at UFC Fight Night 59, but instead jumped at the chance to meet Castillo two weeks earlier after Castillo's original opponent, Rustam Khabilov, dropped ou read news >>

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Don't call it a comeback. At least that's not how Josh Burkman sees his return to the UFC. While it's been more than six years since The People's Warrior has competed inside the Octagon, the 34-year-old veteran has spent every step of his absence from the sport's biggest stage scrapping to get back to where he believes he belongs. A three-fight skid may have cost him his roster spot back in 2008, but Burkman has gotten things back on track in a big way as he's won nine of his 11 showings inside read news >>

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Opportunities arise in the strangest places. For an undefeated rising talent like Paul Felder, the first big window to open up came when he received a call to make his UFC debut back in October. read news >>

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Josh Burkman last competed in the UFC a little more than six years ago at UFC 90, where he dropped a unanimous decision to Pete “Drago” Sell. read news >>

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Late in his teens, He Nan Nan hung up a punching bag in his school dormitory to practice some punching. There were early bumps, but it’s starting to pay off. Filed under: News read news >>

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Tell me if you heard this before: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) signs former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion. No, it's not Groundhog Day. On the contrary, UFC has inked C.M. Punk to a multi-fight contract (read more details here), following in the footsteps of his professional wrestling contemporary, Brock Lesnar. The stunning announcement was made during tonight's UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast, as "Punk" a.k.a. Phil Brooks, joined ringside commentator Joe Rogan Octago read news >>

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Heading into Friday's RFA 21, Joe Murphy is well aware that his fight with Bruno Frazatto represents a tremendous career opportunity. read news >>

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In getting an opportunity to step up into Invicta FC this year, flyweight prospect DeAnna Bennett worked as hard as she could to ensure her success. read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum gets his long-awaited title opportunity in UFC 180 Saturday night against Mark Hunt, with the winner claiming the interim heavyweight belt and setting up a potential showdown with Cain Velasquez. Of course, the defending heavyweight champion was slated to face Werdum in the main event of this anticipated fight card before he pulled out due to a knee injury that could keep him out until at least March. Now, Hunt will get an opportunity to become champion that even the 40-year-old read news >>

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